Jasper County colleges have been positioned below special monitoring by the South Carolina Education Department after a periodic evaluation of special education plans discovered the district wasn’t following guidelines and laws.
The monitoring began earlier this month, in line with a letter from the Education Department to the varsity district superintendent.
Focused monitoring is beneath a declaration of a state of emergency which permits the state company to take over a neighborhood college district.
Jasper County has been requested to offer data from its special education packages over the previous two years and the state company will use that data to create a plan to assist the district appropriate it issues, state Education Department spokesman Ryan Brown advised The Post and Courie r.
Jasper County has additionally had difficulties getting kids to and from college on buses and the state company can be checking these issues, Brown stated.
Students who miss out on providers at college due to transportation issues must be given make up time for these providers, however Jasper County hasn’t offered it, Brown stated.
“Nothing was being done to ensure the instruction they missed and the services they may require were being provided to them,” Brown advised the newspaper.
Jasper County colleges didn’t reply to The Post and Courier.